Jarrod Bleijie

Consensual gay sex 'crimes' to remain on record: Jarrod Bleijie

Amy Remeikis Queensland has no plans to expunge the record of people found guilty of homosexual acts under historic laws - despite New South Wales and Victoria moving forward with pardons - because it doesn't...

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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie appeals racist bus assault sentence

Cameron Atfield A woman who assaulted and racially abused a man on a Gold Coast bus has had her suspended jail sentence appealed.

Derryn Hinch 'thrilled' after meeting Jarrod Bleijie over sex offender register

Broadcaster Derryn Hinch talks to media in Brisbane.

Amy Remeikis Broadcaster floats sex offender register with Attorney-General.

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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie accepts no blame for polls slump

Amy Remeikis He is one of the most controversial members of the Newman Cabinet, but Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has accepted no blame for the fall in the government's popularity.

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Jarrod Bleijie distances himself from overturned laws

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie said it was "for others to determine" if he deserved the job as the state's first law officer.

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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie appeals sex predator John William Goodwin's sentence

Queensland's attorney-general is appealing the sentence handed to a serial sexual predator who filmed himself performing a sex act next to sleeping women and children.

Queensland Premier defends embattled Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

The Queensland premier says he has full confidence in his embattled attorney-general, amid calls for him to quit for allegedly betraying the confidence of senior legal figures.

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Partygoers must have say on liquor laws: Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General says Fortitude Valley revellers can make some noise about licensing changes.

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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie quiet on potential bikie law changes

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Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie can not say if the government will re-write its anti-association and criminal gang laws, if the legislation is struck down by the High Court.

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'Great leap backward for Queensland': interstate lawyers slam Jarrod Bleijie's reforms

Amy Remeikis Two interstate lawyers say law reforms enacted by Qld's Attorney-General have set the state back hundreds of years.

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Jarrod Bleijie defends choice of bootcamp operator

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Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has passionately defended his decision to ignore advice from his department and award a government bootcamp contract to a company which later became an LNP donor.

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Jarrod Bleijie takes on unions, bikies and lawyers in one week

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Amy Remeikis It has been an extraordinary week for the man they have labeled the Boy Wonder.

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Bikie gangs threaten Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

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Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has been threatened by bikie gangs angry at the state's new laws cracking down on them.

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Jarrod Bleijie rejects Tony Fitzgerald criticism

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Tony Moore Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has dismissed Tony Fitzgerald QC’s criticism of the Newman Government’s law reform process.

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Queensland closer to expunging gay sex convictions

Men convicted under historic laws which made consensual gay sex illegal are one step closer to having their records cleared.

Amy Remeikis Queensland men charged and convicted under historic laws which made consensual homosexual acts illegal are one step closer to having their records expunged – but it is unlikely to occur before...

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Lost in the mail: Newman ministers still to receive Senate inquiry invites

Amy Remeikis They are the reason the inquiry was called, but Queensland's ministers have not received their formal invitation to appear at the Senate Inquiry into the actions of their government.

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High Court rejects challenge to Queensland’s criminal gang laws

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Amy Remeikis The High Court has rejected a challenge to Queensland’s criminal gang laws.

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Brisbane Magistrates Court flood costs $110,000

Claudia Jambor The initial damages of the Brisbane Magistrates Court flooding last month were valued at approximately $110,000, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Mr Jarrod Bleijie said.

Bikie laws high court challenge result due Friday

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Amy Remeikis The future of Queensland's controversial anti-association laws will be handed down on Friday morning.

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Levy retained as CCC chair in wake of Favell rejection

Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie says he is

Amy Remeikis Ken Levy isn't going anywhere. The acting chair of the Crime and Corruption Commission was due to finish up his role on October 31, but the bunfight over the government's pick to replace him has...